Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries

Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries

The most famous conspiracy of silence in the history of antiquity is examined here by one of the three archaeologists entrusted by the Archaeological Society of Athens with the final excavations of the Sanctuary. He traces the history of the cult in the archaeological remains, from the first traces of habitation at the site in the Middle Bronze Age (around 1900 B.C.) to its final grandeur and decay in Imperial Roman times. A guided tour of the Museum at Eleusis, illustrated with photographs of objects in the Museum, as well as air views, plans, and detailed photographs of the ruins closely correlated with the text, takes into account the needs of the visitor at the site as well as the reader at home. Originally published in 1961. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


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Pages 416 pages
Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: George Emmanuel Mylonas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-08 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The most famous conspiracy of silence in the history of antiquity is examined here by one of the three archaeologists entrusted by the Archaeological Society of
Bronze Age Eleusis and the Origins of the Eleusinian Mysteries
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Michael B. Cosmopoulos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides a synthesis of the archaeology of Eleusis during the Bronze Age, reconstructing the origins and early development of the Eleusinian Mysteries
The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites
Language: en
Pages: 70
Authors: Dudley Wright
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-17 - Publisher: CreateSpace

The Eleusinian Mysteries were initiation ceremonies held every year for the cult of Demeter and Persephone based at Eleusis in ancient Greece. They are the "mos
The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Dudley Wright
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-25 - Publisher: Good Press

This brochure by Brother Wright, a Masonic scholar of Oxford, England, contains the ripest scholarship on Eleusis, its rites, symbols, and legends. This study o
Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: George E. Mylonas
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

The Road to Eleusis
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: R. Gordon Wasson
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-25 - Publisher: North Atlantic Books

"...one of the two best kept secrets in history, and this book is the most successful attempt I know to unlock it. ... [A] historical tour de force." --Huston S
The Mysteries of Eleusis and Bacchus
Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Thomas Taylor
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-12 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

These observances once represented the spiritual life of Greece, and were considered for two thousand years and more the appointed means for regeneration throug
Eleusis
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Carl Kerényi
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-16 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts of
The Ancient Mysteries
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Marvin W. Meyer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-05-07 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

"A very balanced selection of sources for the study of the ancient so-called mystery religions, starting with Eleusis and ending with mysteries in Judaism and C
Mylonas, Eleusis and the Eleusinian mysteries
Language: de
Pages: 10
Authors: H. Möbius
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1963 - Publisher: